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Are your cleaning products really green? Here’s how to tell.
Reducing waste and using fewer harmful chemicals is good for you and the environment.
Compost can help protect us from food poisoning
Organic fertilizer performed better than its industrial counterparts in fighting harmful pathogens.
Modern paper use is wildly unsustainable. Here’s what you can do about it.
Luckily, even as consumers, there's a lot we can do.
US egg producers could save billions of chicks a year. So why aren’t they?
The industry continues to hatch and kill scores of male chicks, despite promises to adopt new technology and optimize breeding practices.
Will we ever be able to recycle all our plastic?
It might be better to focus on limiting how much we use.
Thrift shopping is an environmental and ethical trap
There’s a smarter way to do it.
Once you know what happens to food you leave outdoors, you’ll stop doing it
It’s better to toss scraps into a proper trash can.
Trim down on holiday waste this season
It’s the trashiest time of the year—but it doesn’t have to be.
2020 is the perfect year to quit wrapping paper
Cutesy, shiny paper goes where everything glittery goes: the landfill.
Your guide to a Thanksgiving dinner without food waste
Enjoy the day without killing the planet.